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ERIC Number: ED019428
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 17
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ECONOMIC EDUCATION IN THE HIGH SCHOOL, REPORT OF A BUSINESS EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC EDUCATION (SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, DECEMBER 13-14, 1966).
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Business Education.
A 25-MEMBER COMMITTEE OF BUSINESS TEACHERS, CITY SUPERVISORS OF BUSINESS EDUCATION, SCHOOL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATORS, COLLEGE PROFESSORS OF BUSINESS EDUCATION AND ECONOMICS, AND REPRESENTATIVES OF COUNCILS ON ECONOMIC EDUCATION AND THE U.S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION REACTED TO QUESTIONS CONCERNING CERTAIN PROBLEMS AND ISSUES IN ECONOMIC EDUCATION, AND DEVELOPED A POSITION PAPER IDENTIFYING THE ROLE OF THE BUSINESS TEACHER IN ECONOMICS EDUCATION AND A PLAN FOR IMPLEMENTING THE POSITION PAPER RECOMMENDATIONS. REPRESENTATIVE OF THE EIGHT STATEMENTS INCLUDED IN THE POSITION PAPER ARE--(1) ECONOMIC UNDERSTANDINGS ARE BEST DEVELOPED IN COURSES IN ECONOMICS SUPPLEMENTED BY A PLANNED FUSION OF ECONOMIC CONCEPTS IN ALL OTHER APPROPRIATE COURSES IN GRADES K-12 PRIOR TO THE CAPSTONE COURSE, (2) COURSES IN ECONOMICS SHOULD BE TAUGHT BY THOSE WHO ARE BEST QUALIFIED BY PREPARATION, EXPERIENCE, AND INTEREST, (3) BUSINESS EDUCATION TEACHERS ARE IN AN IDEAL POSITION TO IMPLEMENT AND PARTICIPATE IN INSTRUCTION IN ECONOMIC EDUCATION DUE TO THE NATURE OF THEIR PREPARATION AND EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS, AND (4) IMPROVEMENT IN INSTRUCTION IN ECONOMICS SHOULD BE EFFECTED THROUGH IMAGINATIVE NEW APPROACHES TO INSTRUCTIONAL ORGANIZATION SUCH AS FLEXIBLE SCHEDULING AND TEAM TEACHING. THE PRELIMINARY PLAN FOR IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS COVERS DISTRIBUTION OF THE PAPER, POSSIBLE SOURCES OF FINANCIAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL SUPPORT, 22 PROPOSED ACTIVITIES FOR THE ECONOMIC EDUCATION PROGRAM, AND PERSONS AND GROUPS INVOLVED IN THE IMPLEMENTATION. A RESOLUTION FOR IMPROVING ECONOMIC EDUCATION WAS ADOPTED. A BIBLIOGRAPHY IS INCLUDED. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Business Education.
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